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1st Annual Summer Pow-wow
Come join the American Indian Center and enjoy a day out in the country air. Learn about the Native American Indians and their culture. There will be dancers, drummers, music, elder story telling and archery training. We will also have plenty of food to eat. This will be fun for the whole family. Admission is $10 per Adult $7.50 per Children 2 and under are free.
CITY: Crest Hill
Bolingbrook's Clow International Airport
This airport offers general aviation, flight school, air charter, restaurant and Illinois Aviation Museum all within the airport.
This cozy and contemporary offspring of the legendary Father and Son Restaurant group is family owned and operated, preparing all of its specialties from scratch using fresh ingredients. The thin-crust pizza, a house favorite, can be tossed using whole wheat, seven-grain crusts or prepared with Abbe's Gluten Free. Don't overlook the BBQ ribs, broasted chicken, healthy, salads and sandwiches.
Max & Benny's Restaurant Deli and Bakery
Max and Benny's is an iconic north suburban deli-restaurant recently described by Chicago Magazine as the "best Jewish deli in the Chicagoland area." Specialties include corned beef, pastrami and Rueben sandwiches.
Meatheads Burgers and Fries
Serving fresh-never frozen beef, fresh cut-fries and hand-dipped shakes in an inviting and family-friendly atmosphere. Bring your appetite and enjoy the many options of their delicious hamburgers. Burger Bars available for your off-site parties, too!
Maya Papaya and Tony Macarony
A fun Evanston children's boutique, sharing cool clothes and gifts for kids 0 to 12 with the whole world!
J. Alexander's Restaurant
Upscale contemporary American restaurant known for its wood-fired cuisine. The menu features a wide selection of American classics, including steaks, prime rib of beef, fresh seafood, as well as salads, sandwiches and desserts.
For over 30 years, the name Mario Tricoci has been synonymous with the latest in hair trends and the most innovative and luxurious spa services and hair salon services. Mario Tricoci is pleased to introduce you to the vast array of sumptuous salon and spa services. Now, take a deep breath...it's time to relax and allow us to indulge and delight you.
Discover a store with unique ambiance and warmth, nestled in the heart of the North Shore. For over 30 years, Material Possessions has welcomed guests and clients into their gorgeous store. Thought-provoking pieces, designed to ignite the imagination, stir the soul and make a statement are aplenty...and a sense of humor is always at home here.
Ladd Memorial Arboretum & Evanston Ecology Center
Stretching along a three-quarter mile segment of McCormick Boulevard on a narrow, 23-acre strip of reclaimed land following the diagonal course of the North Shore Channel, the Ladd Memorial Arboretum is an area of natural beauty and recreation open year-round. The Ecology Center serves as the education nucleus of the arboretum.
Lois & Co.
This destination specialty store offers stylish apparel and accessories for every occasion-clothing store for creative woman. Located on Central Street in Evanston on a lovely tree-lined street complete with unique boutiques, restaurants and specialty stores.
A small gallery that features unique mid-century pieces. Specialty furniture, lighting, and decor from the '50s, '60s, and '70s. Also offering mid-century art, posters, clocks, and mirrors, as well as quirky accessories.
Koi Chinese and Sushi
Located right in the heart of charming Evanston's restaurant row, Koi brings the bold flavors of the eight different regions of authentic Chinese Cuisine and fresh sushi to every dining experience. The menu brings owner Sandy Chens' love for traditional Chinese cooking to the forefront.
Lyzart Gallery and Gifts LLC
Specializing in unique gifts and affordable luxuries, Lyzart offers a variety of items in every price range. Handmade functional pottery, original photography and paintings, local handmade jewelry, home decor, personal gifts and much more.
Go Roma Italian Kitchen
If life gives you tomatoes, make sauce. Better yet, we'll make it for you. At Go Roma Real Easy Italian, we pride ourselves on serving real hearty soups, fresh salads, hot Italian panini, hand-stretched artisan pizza and real Italian pastas and classics. Everything on the Go Roma menu is fresh and made to order. Stop by to savor real, easy Italian for yourself.
Jameson's Charhouse has been serving quality steaks, chops and fresh fish for exceptional value for over two decades. Menu selections feature modern American cuisine full of delicious choices. All dishes prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients.
What are you hungry for today? Perhaps a pizza made with the freshest ingredients, a delicious sub sandwiched, deli boats, wings or original Jet's bread. Offering fresh salads such as antipasto, tuna, Greek and garden. Put a sweet ending to your meal with our awesome cinnamon stix!
Serving awe-inspiring Afghan cuisine in a bright new setting in Downtown Skokie. Affordable prices are combined with fresh unique offerings including succulent chicken kabobs, lamb and beef stews, and a wide selection of appetizers including Mantoo(ground beef steamed dumplings with tomato and yogurt) as well as unique spins on eggplant, okra and pumpkin. The staff is warm and welcoming and you'll be planning your next visit before you leave.
Tub Tim Thai Restaurant
A family-owned establishment with charm and coziness and very helpful waitstaff. Located in charming downtown Skokie, a trip to Tim Tub Thai offers an adventure of authentic Thai dining at its finest. The menu offers the usual Thai fare--Pad Thai, Tom Yum soup, beef salad -- all the standard Thai fare done superbly with other unique specialties.
Yolo's Mexican Eatery
Family owned and operated Mexican eatery located in Downtown Skokie. Yolo offers a remarkable eating experience and an eclectic menu that changes often and caters to a wide variety of tastes. Traditional Mexican food at its finest. "An absolute gem" rave reviewers on Yelp.
Limani: Port of Greece
Limani: Port of Greece is a modern and casual Greek dining experience with an exceptional selection of Greek wings. Come join us for a taste of our rustic Mediterranean cuisine and wonderful atmosphere.
CITY: St. Charles
This sophisticated North Shore hotel is a Four Diamond Award winner and a recipient of the 2012 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award. Located in the heart of downtown Evanston, The Hilton Orrington’s focus is on superior guest service, and its 269 guest rooms join contemporary style and historic elegance. Enjoy updated modern amenities, including complimentary wireless high speed internet in all the public spaced as well as a variety of dining and lounge options, including Globe Café and the Indigo Lounge.
Great Harvest Bread
When was the last time you visited a bread store that made everything from scratch? It's the ultimate experience! Owner, Dave Schaps, and his crew start by milling wheat fresh every day at 4 a.m. and baking it into big, beautifully designed loaves. The handmade bread making process allows you to get the best tasting bread on earth. Most of the basic breads are guaranteed fresh for 7-10 days. Specializing in whole-wheat, handcrafted breads made from scratch. There are delicious sweets and treats made fresh daily.
Celebrating the wonder and innocence of childhood, this charming children's boutique, located in the heart of the Chicago-Dempster Shopping District, is known for its selection of distinctive clothing, toys, books and gifts for boys and girls (newborn-10).
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
A fun, family-friendly restaurant with a full menu that features award-winning traditional wings, boneless wings, chicken tenders, naked tenders, spun in one of 14 signature sauces. From barbeque to blazin', there's a sauce for everyone in the family. The menu also includes burgers wraps, salads, ribs and more. With a multitude of plasmas and big screen tv's it's the perfect place to watch your favorite team.
Flat Top Grill
Create your own stir-fry meal. Offering more than 25 ingredients including traditional and exotic fruits and vegetables, a selection of rice and noodles, signature handcrafted sauces, prime beef tenderloin and seasonal offerings including game and seafood. Also featuring Asian inspired appetizers, homemade desserts, and a full bar featuring Tiki drinks and urban cocktails.
Globe Cafe and Bar
Geared to today's business professional and educated travelers who want to keep up with world events. This friendly neighborhood restaurant offers newspapers and magazines, flat screen TVs and media towers located throughout the café, along with high-speed wireless internet. Plus, really great food.
Hackney's on Harms
Across from Harm's Woods, Hackney's has the rustic charm of a North Woods roadhouse. Famed for big burgers and one-of-a-kind French fried onions, its outdoor patio is one of the prettiest on the North Shore.
Visit this store and find the latest runway looks, sought-after in-season styles, from real designer names you know. These are the same labels you'll find in the finest department stores, but at Loehmann's they are 30-65% less. Real designers really discounted. Their staff can help you find the perfect outfit for every occasion for the whole family.
A culinary adventure in the Latin American landscape awaits you at Libertad. Travel by way of small plates, allowing for many flavor experiences. The journey is vast, with dishes that speak Nuevo Latino, fare inspired by great Argentinean, Brazilian and Mexican restaurants among many others in this culinary mosaic. The specialty cocktails and a defined wine list compliment your meal.
Wheel and Sprocket
Wheel and Sprocket is the best source for all cyclists, offering new bikes, accessories, local ride information. Visiting the Chicago area? Ship your bike to Wheel and Sprocket and staff will professionally reassemble it. Need a bike to get around? There is a fleet of bikes to rent by the hour or by the day. Visit local points of interest by bike such as the Baha'i House of Worship or Chicago Botanical Garden, or take a cruise along Lake Michigan.
Walsh Natural Health
Visit the most unique natural health store on the North Shore. If you have a need for homeopathy, herbs or supplements while in town or just want to explore aromatherapy, flower essences and more, stop and see us.
Stroll through our doors and you'll feel like you've traveled back in time to an Old World wine cellar where the wines are smartly organized to make it easy to match your mood or menu.
Edzo's Burger Shop
This ubber-popular eatery brings a hand-crafted, quality approach to the iconic Chicago hot dog stand. Featuring freshly-ground burgers, hand-cut-fries, Chicago-style dogs and great shakes.
Becky & Me Toys
Toys, dolls, games, books, crafts and more for infants to pre-teens. Our carefully-chosen toys encourage active, creative, open-ended play. Our knowledgeable staff can help you select perfect gifts for your special kids and for the kid in you.
Hlavacek Florist of Glenview
Full service flower and gift shop with an excellent reputation and creative professionals. Extensive offerings including beautiful fresh floral arrangements, long stem premium roses, orchids, green and blooming plants, fruit and gift baskets. Gift Certificates available. Reader's Choice Winner (Best Florist) at Patch.com in April 2012.
Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar
Located in The Glen Town Center and recognized as one of the North Shore's most popular eateries, Flight's urban chic ambiance, extensive wine list and innovative menu (best described as American Contemporary Comfort food) will take your senses to greater heights. Customer favorites include the Duck Mac and Cheese, Pan Seared Scallops, Beef Tenderloin, Skirt Steak Flatbread, the Flight Burger and Herb Fries. Save room for dessert...the Chocolate Fondue paired with a Ruby Port is a must!
Extensively rehabbed and converted into an upscale American restaurant, bar and whiskey lounge, the Glenview House. Features beautifully presented, upscale American comfort food with French, Italian and Asian influences. The restaurant specializes in imported and craft beers with over 100 different selections available on draught and in bottles. Guests can enjoy lunch or dinner in one of the many dining areas. Seasonal outdoor seating available
Gusto Ristorante Italiano
Serving excellent Old World Italian cuisine. Featuring Tribune acclaimed award-winning eggplant parmigiana and chicken vesuvio. Combining home-cooked flavor with elegant sauces.
Hackney's on Lake
A North Shore institution for nearly 70 years, Hackney's has been voted Best Burger more times than you can count. There are also fresh salads, tasty seafood and more.
Jameson's Charhouse has been serving quality steaks, chops and fresh fish for exceptional value for over two decades. Menu selections feature modern American cuisine full of delicious choices. All dishes prepared with the finest and freshest ingredients.
Part of the popular chain of Francesca restaurants that began in 1992 with the original Mia Francesca in Chicago, the menu features the same generous portions of Northern Italian food with dishes from Rome and the surrounding areas of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio. The menu changes daily to utilize seasonal ingredients, and there are additional off-the-menu specials.
Comfort Inn & Suites Conference Center
Located in Prospect Heights, this hotel's 108 guest rooms have microwaves, refrigerators, cable television, safes and coffee makers. Guests enjoy a free hot breakfast, fitness center, and Internet access.
CITY: Prospect Heights
Illinois Nut and Candy
Home of Fantasia Confections. Specializing in hand made chocolates, custom confections, dessert tables, gift baskets, corporate gifts, party trays, bulk candy and nuts. The entire store is certified kosher. Vegan, lactose-free and gluten-free products offered.
A perfect spot to enjoy excellent Italian cuisine in downtown Skokie. Brothers Ruben and Oscar serve all dishes made to order and the wine options combine perfectly with each dish. Pastas as well as meat and fish dishes round out a full range of entree options. Desserts should not be missed with the cannoli made fresh on site. Serving lunch and dinner.
The name J. McLaughlin is synonymous with classic clothing and accessories for women and men. As a recognized retail industry leader providing high quality clothing based in New York, J. McLaughlin has made homes in 50 chic locales nationwide, serving up classic clothes with an original twist. J.McLaughlin caters to those who enjoy beautifully designed and crafted clothing and accessories.
More than a fabulous bead store, Ayla's is also a haven for the creative soul in serach of instruction, support, supplies, jewelry and even repair. Come and enjoy the beauty, friendship and spirit!
This custom dress shop specializes in wedding gowns but also makes cocktail and eveningwear for women of all ages and taste. Dame also restyles and reconstructs vintage bridal. The shop's charming vintage atmosphere makes a lovely backdrop for a selection of jewelry by local artisans as well as veils, bags and a few off-the-rack dresses.
Eve Alfille Gallery and Studio
Eve's Gallery is a magical place. Eve, an award-winning artist and former archaeologist, designs exquisite jewelry and her pieces range from the simple to the simply amazing - only things to lust for here. Alfillé's Gallery is a frequent stop for jewelry lovers and now Eve has captured the cachet of her brick and mortar venue in her online store where you can shop in your pj's and bunny slippers. Eve is continually adding new pieces so take a look and get a one-of-a-kind treasure for your self or as a gift.
Offering an authentic French dining experience unlike any other amid the bustle of downtown Evanston. The wine list features a wide selection of reasonably priced French wines. Serving dinner seven days a week and brunch on Sunday. Winner of the Critic's Choice Award from Time Out Chicago Magazine.
Antiques & Porcelain by G.K
The only antique shop in Glenview. Fine art, estate jewelry, pottery, porcelain, furniture, ivory, oriental works of art. Specializing in Meissen, KPM and much more. Cash for gold and silver consignments wanted. We are always interested in buying.
Hickory Hills Pumpkin Fest
Rides, games, music, face painting, balloon animals, pony rides, candy and much more all at our annual Pumpkin Fest in Hickory Hills.
CITY: Hickory Hills
Homer Harvest Days
The event will feature food, live music, old-fashioned entertainment and games, children's activities, living history and pioneer demonstrations, a petting zoo, pony rides, antique tractors, hay rides, artisan & unique craft vendors, and other amusements and diversions from a simpler and more rural era.
CITY: Homer Glen
Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar
A fun, family friendly restaurant with a full menu that features award-winning traditional wings, boneless wings, chicken tenders, naked tenders, spun in one of 14 signature sauces. From barbeque to blazin, there's a sauce for everyone in the family. The menu also includes burgers wraps, salads, ribs and more. With a multitude of plasmas and big screen tv's it's the perfect place to watch your favorite team.
Established in 1837 as Chicago's first jewelry retailer, C.D Peacock offers the finest jewelry, timepieces and giftware luxury brands like Rolex, Hermes, Chanel, Cartier, Panerai, Patek Philippe, Montblanc, Mikimoto, Hearts On Fire, Tacori and others. C.D. Peacock has something for all walks of life - whether shopping for an engagement ring, fashion jewelry, anniversary gift or quality watch.
Winnetka Community House
The Winnetka Community House enriches the lives of the North Shore residents, their families, visitors and friends by providing diverse educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for people of all ages.
"Philoxenia" is the Greek word for traditional hospitality. Here at Avli everyone should feel like they are visiting an old friend. Traditional Greek dishes are done with passion for food.
Asha SalonSpa, Chicagoland's largest collection of Aveda Lifestyle SalonSpas. The salon specializes in haircuts, color, make-up and facials. The Spa offers the best in massages, waxing, manicures, pedicures, yoga and other specialty Aveda Treatments.
A one-of-a-kind gallery featuring American artists in a variety of monthly thematic shows. The shows feature Santas, angels, witches, arks, cats, dogs, and more. Also featuring country antiques and vintage jewelry.
Blind Faith Cafe
Chicago's premier, certified-green, vegetarian restaurant. For over 30 years guests have been enjoying the award winning food. Dedicated to offering beautifully prepared wholesome natural foods that nourish the body and contribute to a healthier and more sustainable environment. Their extensive menu is prepared with only the highest quality ingredients, complimented by a superb selection of beer and wine and finished with a delicious assortment of homemade desserts.
Bravo! Cucina Italiana
Casual, white-tablecloth restaurant serving classic Italian food in the shadow of Roman ruins where an open "Italian Kitchen" creates the energy of live theater. Wood grilled steaks and chops, classic Italian entrees, unique signature dishes and private dining room available. Also offering terrace dining and happy hour specials.
An exceptional neighborhood cocktail bar. A menu of creative craft cocktails, unique wines and local beers is accentuated by a menu of small plates. Also offering retail sales, private event planning, and wine and spirits tasting classes.
Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca Cola
Chase weekend kicks-off with the Dollar General 300 Powered by Coca-Cola. Making their second visit to Chicagoland Speedway in 2013, the stars of the NASCAR Nationwide Series will battle door-to-door for 300 miles of high-stakes racing. Tickets starting at $40 & kids are free!
The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will begin at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday, September 15. Last year, Brad Keselowski won this race, which catapulted his Chase run to help him win the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup. Who will win this year? Find out. Join us for the 2013 Geico 400! The race is from 1:00pm-11:00pm. Tickets start at $55.
Farmer's Market Lansing
Stock up on fresh from the farm produce, flowers, baked goods, and prepackaged foods. Enjoy cooking demonstrations, weekly craft vendors, children's activities, and more!
Lemont's 23rd Annual Heritage Fest
Outdoor Street Festival. Food, music and tons of family fun in Historic Downtown Lemont! For more information, please contact the Lemont Village Hall at (630) 243-2700. Hours: 1:00pm- 11:00pm
Hoop It Up Chicago
The world's largest 3 on 3 basketball tour! For all ages and skill levels. Awards for 1st and 2nd place for each division; Minimum of 3 games: t-shirt and swag bag, free samples, prizes and shooting contests for players and spectators; Invitation to play in the Hoop It Up World Championship and a chance for Top Gun and u18 division winners to represent USA Basketball in FIBA International Tournaments
Serving an eclectic menu of fresh seafood, steaks, and tasty appetizers in a contemporary yet warm environment. Part of the Lettuce Entertain You stable of award-winning restaurants. Open for lunch and dinner daily.
One of Chicagoland's best Mexican restaurants. Favorite dishes include made-to-order guacamole and unique fajitas which are served sizzling hot in lava stone molcajetes. Featuring a wide variety of meat and seafood dishes in both traditional and modern Mexican preparations, alongside a seemingly endless list of tequilas to be enjoyed by themselves or in a fresh squeezed margarita.
Your family will enjoy exploring traditional Dutch food, crafts and entertainment at this year's Dutch Festival.
CITY: Palos Heights
Autumn in the Park Festival
Autumn in the Park Festival has something for the entire family and then some. Two Chili Cook-Off's, BBQ Rib Competition, entertainment, food, drinks and fun.
CITY: Palos Park
Ian Bagg at UP Comedy
Do not miss your chance to see Ian. After moving to New York City, he quickly became a regular at all the major comedy clubs. After a short three years in New York, Ian had made three appearances on NBC’s “The Conan O’Brien Show”, rocked HBO’s “Aspen Comedy Festival”, and destroyed “Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival”. He has worked as a correspondent for MySpace, hosted Ripe TV’s “The Hollywood Burn” and even had his own live talk show “The Ian Bagg Show”. He’s added credits like NBC’s “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”, CBS’s “Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn” and CBS’s “The Craig Ferguson Show”. He was able to be apart of a half hour comedy special, “A Comic’s Climb” from HBO and “Comedy Central Presents Ian Bagg." In love with the art of stand up, he was thrilled when The History Channel asked him to be a part of their special, “The History of the Joke”.
Insider art is an exhibition of art created by Union Street Gallery insiders: studio and guild artists, a connected group of artists who are part of a unique collaborative that functions inside the influence of Union Street Gallery.
CITY: Chicago Heights
Elmhurst Art Museum
Exhibiting late 20th Century American Art, Elmhurst Art Museum offers exhibitions ranging from national touring works to local emerging and mid-career Chicago and Illinois artists. The Museum offers public tours, programs, guest lectures and art classes. It's award-winning structure contains a dramatic glass entrance gallery, three museum galleries, an educational pavilion, and the Ludwig Mies van der Rohe-designed McCormick house.
East of the Tracks
East of the Tracks offers an eclectic and ever-changing mix of antique and vintage furnishings, circa 1800s to 1940s. We feature a finely curated collection of furniture, lighting, art and mirrors. Stop by and be surprised-you never know what you will find!
Frankfort Fall Fest
Each year over Labor Day weekend, over 250,000 visitors flock to the charming village of Frankfort to enjoy the Frankfort fall festival. With over 300 (from 30 different states) participating artisans, unlimited entertainment & food options; the festival continues to thrive and grow. The Festival has received continued recognition for the “Best shows in the United States” by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Throughout fall festival weekend you won’t want to miss the special events sponsored by many of our local civic and community organizations. This includes an entertainment tent with dance area, a food court offering a wide assortment of refreshments and live stage entertainment. This annual fall fest provides a chance for visitors to enjoy one of the region’s most charming and distinctive communities. Wander our streets, parks and businesses. Enjoy the warm hospitality that our community extends to each & every guest that visits our village.
Heritage Village Fest
This event takes place on I & M Canal trail path between Lincoln Landing, 9th Street and Heritage Village (HV)Park, 2nd Street in Lockport. Various historical societies from Wll County will be represented, along with free hot dogs and chips for all, musical events, HV park tour, buggy rides, children's activities and much more.
Crowne Plaza Chicago-Northbrook
Conveniently located near popular area attractions like the Botanic Gardens, Allstate Concert Arena, Illinois Holocaust Museum and Woodfield Mall, the Crowne Plaza Northbrook’s 318 guest rooms feature free high-speed Internet access, a microwave, fridge, work desk and 32” flat panel TV. There is a Health and Fitness Center which has an outdoor pool. Willows, is the hotel’s full-service restaurant and The Scoreboard is the lobby bar.
Fall on the Green Festival
The annual Fall on the Green Festival is held the weekend after Labor Day. This family friendly event has everything you look for in a festival, great food, wonderful entertainment, games, and vendors of all types. This event takes place on the village green located at 95th Street & Cook Avenue. There is no charge for admission, parking or rides. The only cost to attendees is the purchase of food and drink.
CITY: Oak Lawn
An eclectic urban bar with warm surroundings, filled with nightlife photography, hand-laid tile artwork and other local architectural touches. Made famous for handcrafted signature martinis, also features an exceptional selection of uniquely presented American food traditionally and regionally inspired, including small plates, burgers and sandwiches. While beer and wine connoisseurs will be impressed with extensive selection of imports, microbrews and over 20 wines by the glass, cocktail drinkers will revel in signature martinis, mojitos and margaritas made from the highest quality ingredients.
Antiques and Modernism Winnetka Show
This spectacular show is a fusion of the former Winnetka Antiques Show, combining a 60-year history and prevailing reputation. Encompassing periods of design ranging from the 17th century to the mid 20th century. Esteemed dealers from across the country will showcase fine examples of American, British, French and Asian antiques, as well as pieces from the Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, Art Deco and Mid-Century design movements. Offering furniture, silver, ceramics, jewelry, garden antiques, lighting, rugs, fine and folk art, architectural artifacts and even more! Varies; 1-3 day admission tickets.
Winnetka Wine Shop
Providing fine wines and craft beers for the North Shore. Every wine and beer is hand selected and taste tested before they are placed on our shelf. Stop in to select a bottle to take home or enjoy a glass in the café.
Half Acre Beer Company
The Half Acre Tap Room is a traditional tap room that offers only the beers brewed at the onsite brewery. It’s not a bar or a restaurant. It’s just a casual opportunity for the folks here to host some visitors and serve the beers flowing through their brewery. Tours are available.
American Toby Jug Museum
Showcasing the largest collection of Toby and Character Jugs in the world including many rare and unique jugs within the complete Royal Doulton collection. On display are over 6,000 pieces illustrating their evolution from inception circa 1765 to the present day. Admission is free.
Evanston Ethnic Arts Festival
Surrounded by the flags of more than 100 nations honoring the diversity of our planet. There is live music, art and craft work of juried artists and a poetry tent. People can also learn the folk dance of a far-away country and explore the intriguing spices and seasonings of new ethnic foods. Free.
Celtic Knot Public House
An authentic public house with excellent food, well-poured pints and a worldwide wine list. Regular live music includes Bluegrass Mondays, Celtic sessions Tuesdays, afternoon tea Wednesdays and Saturdays; storytelling monthly.
An Evening of Midsummer Magic
Enjoy children's carnival games, a bounce house, a coloring/activity station, and a live performance by Magician Michael Darnell!
Community Conversations: The Future of Libraries in America
The Future of Libraries in America will examine the role of public libraries in the United States with a “paperless society” that continues to evolve in our age of electronic media. Presenters include Scott Pointon, Executive Director of the White Oak Library District; Paul Mills, Director of Fountaindale Public Library District; and Jennie Mills, Director of the Shorewood-Troy Public Library District. Admission: $10 per person.
19th Annual Native American Pow Wow
Enjoy our Native American heritage through dancing, drumming, cultural displays, art and craft vendors and native food! Highlights include a special Veterans honoring, childrens crafts and games, bird of prey exhibit, native flute player and a tipi and elm bark wigwam. Tour the Naper Settlement and its buildings from 1:00-4:00pm daily. Discount prices available online. Visit our website for latest updates.
Allgauers on the Riverfront
Overlooking a gently-flowing, tree-lined river with scenic views in every season, this award-winning restaurant offers American fare with an eclectic flair. The comfortable yet sophisticated atmosphere is accented with beautiful decor, distinctive artwork, and soaring vaulted ceilings that compliment the exquisite culinary creations of the chef. Noted for the Friday Seafood and Prime Rib Night, the succulent specialties are impeccably presented in a lovely setting. Open Sundays for spectacular Champagne Sunday Brunch featuring over 100 items from fresh seafood to omelet stations and decadent desserts.
Bob Katzman's Magazine Museum
One of the last actual places of its kind to find copies of thousands of magazines and posters for collectors and enthusiasts alike. Life, Rolling Stone, Motor Trend, Mad, Star Trek, Beatles, if you can remember it....Bob probably has it. All items are very reasonably priced and not only make great gifts but give you your chance to own history. The collection includes periodicals from centuries past. The store also features flags from over 200 nations.
Piece Brewery & Pizzeria
This local favorite unites classic New Haven-style thin crust pizza with award-winning microbrews served in a laidback loft in Chicago’s Wicker Park neighborhood. The hand-crafted lagers and ales here are produced in small batches under the watchful eye of Brewer Jonathan Cutler, winner of 21 major awards. Just as much care goes into the pizza, earning Piece “Best Pizza in Chicago” honors in 2012 by Chicago Magazine readers.
World Whiffleball Championship
The 34th annual open wiffleball tournament, the world's largest and oldest — set for June 29-30, 2013 — will host four- to five-player teams, ages 10+, all of whom will play a four-game schedule on Saturday, June 29, followed by a single elimination tournament for top qualifiers on either Saturday evening or on Sunday (depending on the number of entries). The tournament will be played rain or shine.
Blues & BBQ
Enjoy a live blues performance by BMR4 & Toronzo Cannon! Lynnie Ques BBQ will be available for purchase. Don't forget your blanket or lawn chair.
Artifact Talk: Rescue and Renewal
Grace Cohen Grossman, Curator Emerita, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, details the history of the JCR & its task at the end of World War II to identify looted, "heirless" Jewish ceremonial objects and books, and to reclaim them for the Jewish people. Over sixty objects were placed in the care of the HTC. On loan to the Museum, these treasured artifacts will now be on display in the Feis Family Lobby. Reservations required; email@example.com. Museum admission.
Whether you are new to tea or far along on your journey, you will enjoy discovering farm-fresh teas at Adagio Teas. Come to experience a fresh and flavorful selection from around the world. Tea, tea-to-go, teaware, and tea classes.